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July 24, 2020 - 8:40 am
Virginia evicts Confederate monuments from its state Capitol
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Crews remove the Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument in Libby Hill Park, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Richmond, Va.
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July 08, 2020 - 8:07 pm
Richmond removes another Confederate statue and a memorial is dismantled
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FILE - In this July 10, 1996 file photo, a crowd gathers at the base of the Arthur Ashe Monument after the ceremony dedicating the statue on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.
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June 17, 2020 - 8:40 pm
'White Lives Matter' sprayed on Arthur Ashe memorial
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In this image from video, police stand near a toppled statue of Jefferson Davis on Wednesday night, June 10, 2020, in Richmond, Va. Protesters tore down the statue of Confederate President Davis along Monument Avenue.
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June 11, 2020 - 3:31 am
Jefferson Davis statue torn down in Richmond, Virginia
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April 26, 2019 - 11:44 am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia county is asking a state board to rename a highway that currently honors Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The Arlington County Board voted unanimously Thursday night in favor of a resolution asking the Commonwealth Transportation Board to change the...
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April 19, 2019 - 11:50 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam is calling for the removal of an arch honoring the former president of the Confederacy at Fort Monroe, where the first enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia 400 years ago. Northam's office reportedly presented a letter to member of the Fort Monroe Authority...
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August 20, 2018 - 8:57 am
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – A rally at the Jefferson Davis statue ends peacefully. There were no arrests and no injuries as about a dozen protesters faced off against about two dozen counter protesters Sunday afternoon on Monument Ave. Richmond police were on hand to keep the two sides apart...
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August 08, 2018 - 8:46 am
Richmond, VA (1140WRVA.com) – Two Confederate heritage groups are planning a rally to protest Mayor Stoney’s Monument Ave. Commission’s recommendation to remove the Jefferson Davis memorial. The Tennessee based CSA II along with the Virginia group “Dixie Defenders” expect to hold the event from...
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